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General Information
4513 Manhattan College Parkway
Riverdale , New York 10471-4098

Disability Resource Office

Specialized Resource Center
Thomas Hall 3.15
4513 Manhattan College Parkway
Bronx, New York 10471
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About Manhattan College

Manhattan College is a renowned private university located in Riverdale, New York. With a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1853, this prestigious institution has been committed to providing high-quality education to its students for over a century and a half.

Situated in the serene neighborhood of Riverdale, Manhattan College offers students the opportunity to study in a tranquil and picturesque setting, away from the bustling city life of New York. Nestled in the northwest section of the Bronx, Riverdale is renowned for its lush greenery and stunning views of the Hudson River. This tranquil environment provides a conducive atmosphere for students to focus on their academic pursuits while enjoying the beauty of nature.

As a private, not-for-profit university, Manhattan College remains dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge, fostering intellectual growth, and encouraging students to explore their passions. With a strong emphasis on liberal arts education, the university offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. Whether it is engineering, business, education, science, liberal arts, or health sciences, Manhattan College provides a comprehensive range of programs that cater to diverse academic interests.

One of the notable features of Manhattan College is its commitment to accessible education. With a score of 1 on the accessibility scale, the university strives to create an inclusive learning environment that welcomes students from all walks of life. This dedication to accessibility ensures that students have equal opportunities to succeed academically and personally. The university actively promotes diversity, inclusivity, and offers a range of support services to help students navigate their college experience successfully.

In addition to its academic rigor, Manhattan College boasts state-of-the-art facilities that enhance the learning experience for its students. The university is equipped with modern classrooms, cutting-edge laboratories, and advanced technology to facilitate innovative teaching and research. The campus also offers various recreational and extracurricular activities, including vibrant student organizations and clubs, athletic programs, and community engagement opportunities. These activities enable students to develop a well-rounded personality and forge lifelong friendships.

Located in the vibrant city of New York, Manhattan College also provides students with unparalleled access to cultural, social, and career opportunities. New York City is a global hub for industries such as finance, technology, media, and the arts, offering students a wealth of internships, networking events, and career-building experiences. The university maintains strong connections with numerous employers and boasts a strong alumni network, providing students with valuable connections and potential job prospects.

With its commitment to academic excellence, inclusive education, and a supportive community, Manhattan College stands as a distinguished institution that prepares students for successful futures. The university’s dedicated faculty, comprehensive resources, and engaging campus life contribute to a transformative educational experience, nurturing well-rounded individuals who are ready to make a positive impact in the world. Whether students choose to pursue careers in their respective fields or continue their education through graduate studies, Manhattan College equips them with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in an ever-evolving global society.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations